Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 (HIV-1) Antibody Confirmation by Western Blot
Order this assay only when a specimen is repeatedly reactive for HIV-1 or HIV 1-2 antibodies.
Qualitative Western Blot
Serum separator tube. Also acceptable: Lavender (EDTA), green (sodium or lithium heparin) or lt. blue (sodium citrate).
Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)
Hemolyzed or lipemic specimens.
After separation from cells: Ambient: Up to 1 week is acceptable, but not preferred; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Indefinitely (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)
This assay should not be used for blood donor screening, associated re-entry protocols, or for screening Human Cell, Tissues and Cellular and Tissue-Based Products (HCT/P).
No compliance statements are in use for this test.
Order this assay only when a specimen is repeatedly reactive for HIV 1 or HIV 1-2 antibodies.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0020284||HIV-1 Antibody Confirm, Western Blot||5221-7|
- HIV 1 Ab
- HIV 1 Antibody Confirmation
- HIV 1 western blot
- HIV confirmation test